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Mar 18, 2013 4:30am PDT
killed in a crash at a raceway. the family of marcus johnson owns this muffler shop. friends bringing flowers and balloons leaving messages of support for the family. he was killed when a car on the marysville raceway lost control and slammed right into a pit crew. it was driven by his 17-year-old cousin, chase johnson. >> this is a total tragedy. it really hits the heart really bad. >> it is just sad that this happens. it is a risic that we take when we go racing. >> unfortunately, also died a 68-year-old man, also killed. the driver, chase johnson, was not injured. >>> this morning, pope francis is preparing for his installation mass in vatican city. hundreds of thousands of people are expected to pack st. peter's square to see the pope. leaders from all over the world are expected to be there. vice president joe biden arrived late last night. he will leave the u.s. delegation. today, pope francis will meet with the president of his home country of argentina. the two have had a contentious relationship, specially over the issue of same-sex marriage legalized in 2010. 150,000 visited
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Mar 18, 2013 6:00am PDT
movie stars. >>> a north bay family mourning the loss of their 14-year-old son, marcus johnson, who died in a crash in a racetrack in ma marysville. his cousin was driving warmup laps when he crashed into the pit where marcus was standing >>> the supreme court is set to hear a controversial law of people having to provide proof of citizenship before fraud. proponents say the state is overstepping its bound. >>> final preparations underway for a mass at the vatican where pope francis will be official cly installed as the leader of the catholic church. >>> troubled actress, lindsay lohan, is set to go on trial in l.a. accused of lying to police at the scene of a car crash last june. lohan reportedly claimed to be a passenger in the car when she was actually the driver. she is facing jail time if convicted and she is pleading not guilty. >>> there may be another billionaire eyeing michael bloomberg's mayor seat in new york city. it is an interview. an interview sunday. quitter co-founder, jack dorsey, says he wants to be mayor of new york city one day. dorsey telling 60 minutes he is v
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Mar 19, 2013 11:00am PDT
the 14-year-old boy from santa rosa this weekend. marcus johnson died when his 17-year-old cousin chase lost control of a sprint car and crashed right into the pit area at the raceway. the johnson family now said chase tells him the steering wheel in his car came loose as he entered a turn. that ultimately caused the crash. the family said that car was new. at this point it's not clear why the wheel would come loose. the crash happened while chase johnson was driving warm-up laps for an upcoming competition. >>> we are on stormwatch. meteorologist christina loren is standing by with a look at potential rain onot potential, there is rain coming to the bay area. >> right, there is. i've been wrong before, but not many times. it is happening, got to be honest. temperatures are looking pretty good. nice and mild. all the cloud cover overhead subtropical moisture. feels muggy, tropical. last day of winter. it's going to feel winter-like tomorrow for the first day of spring. temperatures getting close to the 70 degree mark just about everywhere. here our counterclockwise rotation, showe
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Mar 18, 2013 11:00am PDT
raceway. the family of marcus johnson owns this muffler shop in santa rosa. friends bringing flowers and candles and balloons to the front door leaving messages of support for the family. he was killed saturday night when a car on the the raceway lost control and slammed into the pit crew. the car was driven by his 17-year-old cousin, chase johnson. >> this is a total tragedy. it really is. it hits the hard really bad. >> sad this happens. it's a risk we take when we go racing. >> a 68-year-old man was also killed in this crash. the driver, chase johnson, he's from the petaluma area, he was not hurt. >>> in another sad event, a motorcycle rider was killed last night in a multi-car crash on interstate 680 near walnut creek. this all happened about 6:00 p.m. a total of four vehicles involved in the crash including that motorcycle. you can see there a nissan 350 z burst into flames after the collision. details of what happened do remain unclear at this hour but a witness says the motorcycle and another car were driving recklessly before the crash. investigators from chp urging a
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Mar 24, 2013 5:00pm PDT
weekend. the family of 14-year-old marcus johnson held a private funeral yesterday and today was a chance for the community to participate as well. johnson was killed when his 17-year-old cousin spun out of control during a pre-race warm-up last weekend. a 68-year-old man was also killed. he owned another race car at that track. today johnson's family, friends, teachers, and coaches shared their memories as they grieved a young life lost too soon. >> i know several of the players, one of them i liked immediately was marcus. he stood out because of his friendly demeanor and hard work ethic. >> johnson was an eighth grader at rincon valley middle school in santa rosa. his family says his dream of all dreams was to drive a ferrari formula one race car on tracks around the world. >>> this evening, the chp is trying to figure out what a man was doing on an open freeway when he was hit by a car and killed. the chp says it happened about 12:30 this afternoon on eastbound 580 near dutton avenue. the three right lanes were blocked for a few hours while investigators were on the scene. inves
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Mar 18, 2013 5:00am PDT
-year-old cousin, marcus johnson, was standing. marcus was killed and so was another man, a 68-year-old from grass valley. today, investigators are looking into why marcus was in the pit in the first place, because he was not part of his cousin's official pit crew. his father says he was simply there to help. the accident rs a reminder of how dangerous this sport is. >> to be in the pits itself, you have to sign a waiver saying that whatever happens here, this track is not liable for. >>> this morning, a memorial is growing for 14-year-old marcus johnson in santa rosa which is where he is from. you can see the flowers and candles outside the buff lettmup his family owns. the official cause of the crash, officials are spending today to find it out. >>> vallejo police searching for a gunman that shot and killed an elderly man. police found the victim at a home on hichborn street in river park. his identity is being held until his family is notified. they have not given out any details on a suspect or a motive. >>> chp officers looking for a suspected car thief that rammed a stolen car
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Mar 19, 2013 4:30am PDT
a raceway crash that killed a 14-year-old boy last weekend. marcus johnson died when his 17-year-old cousin lost control of his car and crashed into the pit area. the johnson family now says chase told them the steering wheel came loose as he entered the turn, causing the crash. the family says the car was new. chase johnson was driving warm-up for a competition when it crashed. >>> the man accused of killing a san francisco newspaper vendor could be in court as early as today. police have arrested 36-year-old mark castle. they say castle picked up 77-year-old dallas ayers and dropped him on the pavement near market. ayers suffered a hip injury and died three weeks later. he was well-known in the area where he sold "the chronicle" for the past 30 years. most recently at the montgomery state bar station. castle is believed to be a transient. >>> a judge is questioning whether a man accused of stealing a yacht from a harbor is competent to stand trial. a court hearing will be held today to appoint drivers to determine if he can stand trial. he is charged with grand theft for stealing t
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Mar 17, 2013 6:00pm PDT
wonderjam and marcus johnson were standing near each other in the pit area. april goreham is from a racing family and prior to races, she has been asked to sign a waiver in the pit area. >> to be in the pit area itself, you have to sign a waiver, whatever happens here, the track is not liable for. >> more on that story on nbc bay area news at 11:00. >>> oakland police are trying to sort out the details of a nine-hour standoff in the fruit vail district. 1:30 this morning, two shooting victims came into a hospital, one later died. the house on 25th avenue and international boulevard sparked a standoff that didn't end until 11:30 this morning. the afternoon was spent questioning several people in the house. >> there were a number of people in the home, when we got here, we evacuated. they are out, trying to find -- find out who was involved and what their actual role was. in this particular incident. >> one person was arrested and just a short time ago, the mercury news reported that he is, in fact, a suspect in those shootings. the second victim is in serious condition. >>> law enforcement
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Mar 23, 2013 11:00pm PDT
fans remembered a 68-year-old man and 14-year-old marcus johnson of petaluma before the race began. the two were killed when a car driven by johnson's cousin crashed into the pit area. the race has been controversial but officials say it was impossible to reschedule the race. >>> san jose police released a picture today and they want to you take a good look at it. this is man stabbed and killed a san jose mother yesterday. it happened in broad daylight in a parking lot across the street from the sheriff's department. 25-year-old juan ramirez had allegedly been stalking the person for two years. the 29-year-old leaves behind a 10-year-old son. >> she was doing all the right things. she was contacting the police department. she was reporting these crimes. she was puck out restraining orders trying to protect herself from this individual. it is very unfortune that this happened. it appeared that she was doing everything she could do to avoid it. >> investigators say ramirez may be headed to mexico, possibly driving a dark green 1996 toyota pickup truck similar to the one you see in th
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Mar 24, 2013 6:00pm PDT
marcus johnson held a private funeral yesterday and today was a chance for the community to join the family. johnson was killed when his 17-year-old cousin spun out of control during a prerace warmup last weekend. he was in eighth grade and his mom says he would have been touched to see everyone paying tribute to him today. >> he would be overwhelmed, i think he'd say, "wow, cool." but i wish they all were in an arena somewhere watching me play basketball. >> a 58-year-old man was also killed in an accident. he owned another race car on that track. >>> and this evening, the chp is trying to figure out why a man was walking on a freeway in oakland overnight. he was hit and killed. it happened on eastbound 580. the three right lanes were blocked for several hours while investigators within 0 the scene. police say the man may have been trying to run across the lanes or may have fallen from a nearby overpass. >>> san francisco police arrested 11 people today for vandalism. a tip from a neighbor led police to the arrests at 3:00 this morning near seventh street. police arrested ten adults
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Mar 19, 2013 6:00am PDT
. marcus johnson died when his 17-year-old cousin lost control of his sprint car and crashed into the pit area. the johnson family now says chase told them the steering wheel came loose as he entered the turn, causing the crash. the family says the car was new. and it's not clear why the wheel would have come loose. chase johnson was driving warm-up for a competition when he crashed. >>> a judge questioning whether a man accused of stealing a luxury yacht and going on a joyride from a harbor is competent to stand trial. a court hearing will be held today to appoint drivers to determine if he can stand trial. he is charged with grand theft for allegedly stealing the sailboat and running it into the ground earlier this month. he's being held in jail on $1 million bail. >>> it is 6:37. crowds cheer at a demolition site in texas. they weren't cheering about it when they got home. >>> cleanup is a lot more than crews expected following a bridge demolition down in texas last night. that's called rocking the house. crowds cheering, watching the lakeside park, not knowing that that blast to tear
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Mar 19, 2013 5:00am PDT
-year-old boy last weekend. marcus johnson died when his 17-year-old cousin lost control of his sprint car and crashed into the pit area. the johnson family now says chase told them the steering wheel came loose as he entered the turn, causing the crash. the family says the car was new. and it's not clear why the wheel would have come loose. chase johnson was driving warm-up for a competition when he crashed. >> tragedy. heartbreaking situation there. >>> 5:36 right now. we go to christina. a feel-good day out there. >> not bad at all. for us early risers, we don't have to deal with the showers until this evening. 50 degrees in san jose. 44 in gilroy. 53 in oakland to start. you might need a coat. you want to bring the umbrella with you. santa rosa, to san francisco. that's where we're expecting our first showers throughout the day. area of low pressure will lift to the north, dragging a weak disturbance through. not expecting much activity until the evening commute home. 6:00 p.m., slick roadways. want to keep that in mind. overall, the main event isn't until tomorrow morning. i'll ti
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Mar 24, 2013 11:00pm PDT
: marcus johnson was in the eighth grade. he was killed at a racetrack near sacramento last weekend. and to make it even more painful, his 17-year-old cousin killed him when he spun out of control during a pre-race warm-up. today marcus' family, friends, and coaches shared their memories as well. >> several of the players, one of them i liked immediately was marcus. he stood out because of his friendly demeanor and hard work ethic. >> marcus' family says his dream of all dreams was to drive a ferrari formula 1 race car on tracks around the world. his other love was basketball. and his teammates were among those who lined up to sign a memorial guest book. >> goodbye for now. goodbye for now, marcus. and until we meet again, i hope you're always the lead car and hitting all your jump shots. >> forever we will feel the warmth of your smile, marcus, your heartfelt embrace, the magic your eyes and the gentleness of your soul. when we see a shooting star, we will know it's you, forever in our hearts, we love you and we will miss you every day of our life. >> by the way, a 68-year-old man
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Mar 24, 2013 7:00am PDT
marcus johnson was killed last saturday at maryville raceway park when his cousin lost control of the car he was driving and smashed into the pit area. today's memorial will be held at santa rosa bible church at 2:00 this afternoon. racing continued at the track last night where flags flew at half staff and drivers took a memorial lap honoring johnson and in honor of 68-year-old dale warngren jr. of grass valley who was also killed in the crash. >>> tragedy in fairfield as an oakland boy is found drowned in a backyard pool. the boy's family was visiting friends on how court. 11:30 in the morning families saw the 7-year-old boy floating in the pool. one of the residents pulled the boy from the water and tried to revive the child by doing cpr until police arrived. the boy was pronounced dead at a hospital. police say they don't suspect foul play and that that is just a tragic accident. >>> the man hunt continues this morning for the suspect wanted for stabbing a woman to death in broad daylight in san low someday. investigators say 25-year-old juan ramirez killed the san jose mother
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Mar 18, 2013 5:30pm PDT
terrible happened. marcus is dead. >> reporter: bob johnson describes how he learned that his 14-year-old grand son was dead. the sprint car driven by his 17-year-old cousin, chase johnson, spun out of control. >> marcus got killed by chase. it is unbelievable. >> reporter: what is especially tough, that marcus got killed by a sport that has defined his family for four generations. his great grandfather started racing in the 50s and every grand son inherited the same passion. young marcus spent nearly all of his free time around cars. he looked up to his older cousin, chase, who was making his mark in the racing world with 140 wins under his
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Mar 18, 2013 7:00am PDT
growing for a 14-year-old boy tragically killed at a crash in on raceway. the family of marcus johnson owns this muffler shop. friends dropping flowers and balloon and leaving messages of support for the family. johnson was killed saturday night when a car lost control and slammed right into the pit crew. that car happened to be driven by johnson's 17-year-old cousin, chase johnson. >> this is a total tragedy. it really is. it hits the heart. >> it is sad that this happens. it is a risk that we take when we go racing. >> heartbreaking there. a 68-year-old man was also killed during that crash. the driver, chase johnson, was not hurt. >>> right now, let's check things out outside. christina loren tells us we have a nice dry day before the rain sets in. >>> the clouds will increase as we head throughout the day. pretty cool shot. you can see the sun beating down on the city. no low clouds to report. temperatures are going to climb from the 40s into the upper 50s at the coast and mid-60s as you break for lunch. upper 60s today and low 70s. comfortable weather for one more day. rain comes. 70,
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Mar 18, 2013 6:00pm PDT
. >> reporter: bob johnson says his grand son, chase, is really hurting, but he says marcus wouldn't want him to give up on the family sport. >> i know that marcus would say to chase you drive the car. i don't want you to stop racing because of me. you drive that car. >> reporter: chase's grandfather says whatever he decides to do, whether he continues racing or gives it up his family will be behind him. tonight the sheriff's investigators are reportedly looking at a mechanical failure as a potential car. the steering wheel came off sending his grand son's car out of control. reporting live in petaluma, i'm jodi hernandez. >>> school closures, teacher layoffs and larger classes all up for discussion in the south bay right now. there is an $8 million hole to fill. the superintendent says there is no way around it. students will feel an impact. kris sanchez has more. the community will get their say tonight. >> reporter: she never imagined she would be an activist but never imagined her children would lose their school. the school district is considering sending 270 students to the nex
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